meas

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English[edit]

Abbreviation [please replace this header][edit]

meas

  1. (knitting) measures
    • 1998, Kristin Nicholas, Knitting the New Classics (page 106)
      When piece meas 2½" (6.5 cm) on RS, knit until 3 sts rem, k2tog, k1.

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʲasˠ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /mʲæːsˠ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *messus, from Proto-Indo-European *med-. Akin to meá.

Noun[edit]

meas m ‎(genitive singular measa, nominative plural measanna)

  1. verbal noun of meas
  2. An opinion
  3. An evaluation, judgment, guess, estimate
  4. esteem, admiration
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Verb[edit]

meas ‎(present analytic measann, future analytic measfaidh, verbal noun meas, past participle measta)

  1. to evaluate, consider, judge
  2. to estimate, guess, anticipate
  3. to esteem, admire
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *messus, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d-. Cognate with Old English mete (English meat); Latin madeō ‎(I am wet), Greek μαστός ‎(mastós, breast).

Noun[edit]

meas m ‎(genitive singular measa, nominative plural measa)

  1. fruit
  2. a nut
  3. produce
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meas mheas unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meās

  1. feminine accusative plural of meus

Verb[edit]

meās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of meō

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

meas m ‎(genitive singular measa, plural measan)

  1. respect
    Tha meas againn air Seumas. ― We respect James.
  2. fruit
    Dè am meas as fheàrr leat? ― What fruit so you prefer?
    Is grinn am meas an t-Samhraidh. ― Sweet is the fruit of Summer.

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Verb[edit]

meas ‎(past mheas, future measaidh, verbal noun measadh, past participle measte)

  1. think, reckon, consider
  2. respect, esteem
  3. evaluate, assess

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

meas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of mear.